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By Simon Stanley, 5/10/2016
The Open Compute Project (OCP) and the shift to virtualized functions using SDN and NFV is driving a complete change in the architecture of telecom data centers and telecom infrastructure. ...
By Roz Roseboro, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading, 4/8/2016
Communications service providers (CSPs) are in the process of transforming the infrastructure they use to deliver services. They are looking to both lower their capex and opex and increase ...
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 11/12/2015
As cable operators seek to move upmarket, cater to larger, more sophisticated enterprises and roll out new services faster and more efficiently, they should look at adopting NFV technology.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/12/2015
SDN is turning traditional service models around to allow Verizon to measure and deliver performance at the application layer.
By Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 10/8/2015
NFV isn't magic. Although it provides many benefits, it takes much hard work to get there.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/7/2015
Virtual CPE is one of the early success stories for network functions virtualization, but even here, Masergy Communications faced a business case challenge.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/6/2015
AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret T. Chiosi talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the potential for open source technology to liberate communications service providers.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 10/5/2015
The head of Telefónica's NFV initiative admits virtualization initially means greater complexity, but with the right abstraction layer, that can change.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/23/2015
The long-range goal of service providers is to deliver app-specific network performance and that is showing up in technical developments today.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/22/2015
Managed services provider Masergy Communications is on the forefront of a growing trend, deploying virtual CPE. That's currently considered one of the strongest business cases for network ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/21/2015
CableLabs' Virtualized Network Evolution Program looks at how to apply analytics to track resources and more when virtualizing home, business and core networks.
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TEOCO on Managing Enterprise Services & SD-WAN

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NEW YORK, 12/1/2017 -- At Light Reading's 'Future of Cable Services' event, Alan Breznick speaks with Dima Alkin, TEOCO VP of Service Assurance Solutions, about how cable operators are moving into the enterprise space with services like SD-WAN.
LRTV Interviews
A 5G Reality Check

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PRAGUE, 12/13/2017 – Following his 5G-focused presentation at Light Reading's 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Prague, Heavy Reading analyst Gabriel Brown gives a down-to-earth overview on where the industry is right now in terms of bringing early 5G technology and services to market.
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ADVA on Optical's Critical Role in 5G

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With MRV on board to further boost its optical portfolio, its Ensemble virtualization business growing and its synchronization smarts in focus, ADVA can offer the foundations for a successful 5G network rollout, explains the company's Senior VP of Marketing and Investor Relations, Stephan Rettenberger.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Hollywood & the VR Evolution

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Hanno Basse, CTO of 20th Century Fox, explains how storytelling intersects with the future of VR.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
Orange's SVP & the Digital Revolution

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Didier Duriez, SVP at Orange Global Solutions, talks about the tech benefits of the digital revolution.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
DT Aims for Aggregation With Huawei

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Deutsche Telekom's CTO, Bruno Jacobfeueuborn, explains that aggregation is DT's goal, and says they can accomplish it with the help of Huawei.
LRTV Huawei Video Resource Center
The Importance of Content Availability

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President and Chair of the Ultra HD Forum, Thierry Fautier, discusses content availability and quality issues.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
RAD Shares Insights on Latest Developments in vCPE & SD-WAN, & the MEF17 Silver Award Winning PoC

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RAD's VP of Marketing and Business Development, Ilan Tevet, sits down with Light Reading's Editor-At-Large, Carol Wilson, to discuss the recent developments in vCPE and SD-WAN, along with how RAD's Flexible vCPE-Toolbox with its vCPE-OS for any server allows operators to deploy white boxes at the network's edge today. In addition, this talk also discusses the ...
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Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth

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LONDON, 12/4/2017 – There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, such as artificial intelligence, notes Carolyn Dawson, managing director of the TMT unit for KNect 365, an Informa business. Attracting and training more women to the tech field will help the industry grow faster and better explore a broader range of possibilities. Dawson heads the ...
LRTV Interviews
Epsilon: Future Wholesale Markets Need Better APIs

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ORLANDO, 12/1/2017 – Wholesaler Epsilon developed its own internal system for delivering connectivity to CPaaS players and others, but longer term, the industry needs a plan, says Mark Daley, director of digital strategy and business development. Exposing individual functions within the networking environment is critical to the wholesale play, he says in an ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
100GbE in Action & More at MEF17

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ORLANDO, 11/30/2017 – Light Reading Editor-at-Large Carol Wilson and John Hawkins, Ciena's resident Ethernet expert, discuss innovations, proof of concepts and how enhancements to Ciena's packet portfolio allows service providers to cost-effectively expand and scale their Ethernet Business Service offerings up to 10GbE and 100GbE for new and broader revenue streams.
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
ADLINK Talks About OCP & Next Generation Telecom Infrastructure

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Jeff Sharpe of ADLINK sits down with Craig Matsumoto and shares insights on the leading edge computing platforms, the importance of OCP, SDN/NFV and Multi-Access Edge Computing in the telecom industry.